United States social worker and reformer, Florence Kelley, in her speech, describes the lack of restrictions in states regarding child labor; and briefly ties in the effects of the lack of women’s rights on the subject. Kelley’s purpose is to bring awareness to the issue of states allowing young children to work. She adopts a passionate tone in order to demonstrate the severe conditions of child labor. Kelley uses a variety of rhetorical strategies, in her speech, to help men and women become aware of the issue on child labor. Beginning in the third paragraph, Kelley uses an appeal to emotion to make her argument on child labor stronger.
“A girl of six or seven years, just tall enough to reach the bobbins…” showing a visual of how young the girl must be and how over worked she is. Kelley as brings up the “…deafening noise” (Kelley para 3), of the spindles that the children are working on throughout the night just for “ribbons for us to buy” (Kelley para 3), bringing up the struggle of how common things are made and how the children suffer. Kelley sets up examples from all around the country as a way to rouse ethos in people as well. A way of saying “It’s not just a problem here, it’s a problem all over our nation” inadvertently sparking a sense of “we can do better” in the audience as
Florence Kelley uses many rhetorical devices and strategies to convey her message about child labor and working conditions for women in the early 1900’s. Kelley uses each device effectively to produce a very powerful strategy. This strategy convinces the reader about her view and persuades them to take action. The beginning of the speech starts with a statistic, “two million children under the age of sixteen years are earning their bread.”
In Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak, The book follows a ninth grade student named Melinda Sordino through her first year of high school. She has trouble in school because during the summer she calls the cops on a party that she is attending. Now all her friends won't talk to her and the whole hates her for what she has done. This affects Melinda in a negative was and forces herself to stay quiet and to herself for the whole year. Readers feel that Melinda should stay her quiet self through the situations she was handed during the novel but, Melinda should speak on the situations that are present to her because they would have turned out better for her than her not talking about them.
The author maintains the main character as a childish but at the same time as an adult. “ I know that sticks and stones are indeed very effective mechanisms…” This shows that Rachel is a child because is comparing a nursery song to how broken her life is. But, she mentions in the beginning that she is eighteen. She continues to compare broken bones to damage done by bullying and sticks and stones with words.
During Adolph Hitler’s speech to thousands of German women at the National Socialist Women’s Organization in Nuremberg in 1934, the Nazi vision was expressed by mobilizing support amongst Protestant and Catholic German women to produce multiple children. Hitler’s speech reveals how the rejection of emancipation and an increase in childbearing is required in order to secure the German homeland for the future through expansion of military strength and size. Primarily, women were persuaded to reject Jewish intellectual ideas of emancipation which were deemed hostile for marital relationships and Germany’s future. Moreover, a strong push for traditional patriarchal values reaffirming women’s duty to bear children on behalf of providence was aimed at increasing the size of the German population. Furthermore, the desire to expand the Aryan race to fuel Germany’s army was required to ensure a stable and prosperous future.
Rebecca Myers Professor LaKeya Jenkins English 102-80 2 June 2017 Short-Fiction Essay In Julia Alvarez’s “Snow”, an immigrant schoolgirl named Yolanda is experiencing her first time in New York. Her catholic school teacher, Sister Zoe, is a kind woman who is dedicated to teaching Yolanda the English language. As time progresses, Yolanda learns of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
In her speech, Florence Kelley uses different rhetorical strategies to convey her message about child labor to the audience. Kelley uses repetition, pathos, and logos. She wants to get her message across to the audience that child labor needs to be stopped. First, Kelley uses repetition to emphasize her message about child labor.
Killing two birds with one stone is exactly what Florence Kelley does in her speech at the National American Woman Suffrage Association convention on July 22, 1905. She argues against unfair child labor laws by utilizing emotional appeal, using rhetorical questions, and employing repetition. Kelley does this in order to convince her audience if women had the right to vote there would be better child labor laws. Kelley’s utilization of emotional appeal invokes a number of different emotions onto the audience.
In the speech about Child Labor by Florence Kelley, Kelley writes about several little girls working in mills. However, she reveals her horrible feelings about child labor. Kelley’s use of repetition, imagery, and the appeals to logos and pathos reveal how children should be freed from working long and harsh nights because they are not adults. No other gender or age group has increased as rapidly as underage girls in the workforce.
Florence Kelley, a 1900s reformer and advocate who worked to promote children’s rights and put an end to child labor in the United States, demonstrates appeals to logos and appeals to pathos in order to develop a passionate, powerful tone and hold the audience accountable/gain sympathy. Her organization of ideas, combined with diction that appeals to the emotions, create an influential speech that both flows logically and tugs on the heartstrings of the crowd. Initially, Kelley immediately draws her audience in, establishing the purpose of her speech and where she stands regarding the topic of child labor. She is well-organized and maintains a steady delivery of facts and statistics that help to further explain her point of view.
Much like Wells, Florence Kelley used unorthodox methods in her attempt to address social issues created by industrialization and urbanization. Dissimilarly, Kelley, like other white middle-class women of the time, was afforded the opportunity to seek higher education. Through College, Kelley found the emerging field of the social sciences, significantly impacting the way she strategized towards social reform and legislation . Two of her greatest victories came while working as the Secretary of the National Consumers’ League. In the case of Muller v. Oregon, instead of using legal precedent as grounds for the decision, Kelley had her research director compile sociological data from outside of the case itself setting a revolutionary standard
Finding the fact that children from the age of “twelve to twenty years” are subject to labor heartbreaking. Florence Kelley’s speech, given at the National American Woman Suffrage Association, uses a variety of rhetorical strategies to turn the hearts of the audience against child labor, along with strengthening the argument for women’s suffrage. She does this to ultimately to argue that when women can vote, they will put a stop to child labor. While other rhetorical strategies, such as logos and ethos, serve mainly to impress the audience’s reason.
Florence Kelley Rhetoric Children 13 years old are working 12 hours at night during the 1900’s. What did we do to ty and fix this? Florence Kelley was a united states social worker and reformer who tried to abolish child labor laws and tried to improve women's working conditions. She delivered a speech in 1905 to insPire the people of that time to vote against these child labor laws. Florence Kelley uses repetition,statistics and rhetorical questions to develop her claim that the people of that time need to vote against child labor laws.
The United States is made up of some of the most diverse and interesting cultures in the world. Jamila Lyiscott proves this by showing her different dialects and how they are all equally important. Lyiscott believes that the way she speaks towards her parents, towards her friends, and towards her colleagues are all one in the same. Throughout the entirety of her speech, Lyiscott changes up her vocal patterns and dialects so that the audience can understand first hand what each of these dialects are. When she talks about her father, Lyiscott uses her native tongue, when she talks to her fellow neighbors and close friends she switches it up to a more urbanized dialect, and when she is in school she masks the other two dialects with a professional sounding language.